Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Simple, Practical, and Common - 32953 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2399 / 7275
  • Number of attempts: 5
Extract argument from function - 2218 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #425 / 729
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5436 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #925 / 1228
  • Number of attempts: 1
lipsum lines - 247 entries

Convert a quoted block of text into strings in a list.

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #48 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 2
Alsa configuration - 481 entries

I'm tweaking my ~/.asoundrc file!

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #62 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 4
Interleave lines - 134 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #43 / 55
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15745 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1240 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 3
Neither Fizz nor Buzz - 221 entries

Not your regular increment macro! The gaps are tricky.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #4 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim tetris - 351 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #39 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1476 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remove semicolons after expressions - 568 entries

A follow-up for http://vimgolf.com/challenges/4fc9d767d3a0d4000100000e.

  • Best score: 6
  • Best player score: 6
  • Position: #84 / 241
  • Number of attempts: 2
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